The division, called Process Driven Trading and run by (part-time musician) Peter Muller, has generated about $4 billion in profits in the 10 years through 2006. It will be renamed PDT Advisors, run by Muller, allow Morgan Stanley to retain a stake in the new venture and take about 60 MS employees along for the ride. [WSJ]
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